Families struggling with child custody woes

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Missouri families might feel like making wise decisions for their children is increasingly difficult. For some, life is a bit more complicated due to the widespread closure of schools, businesses and public offices. For families that have a child custody order in place, making the right call amid a pandemic may cause tension. Nationwide, parents are struggling to adjust to new guidelines and regulations. For children that are used to splitting time between two parents, the schedule may be temporarily interrupted. If parents do

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Tulsa, OK Divorce & Family Law Blog by Stange Law Firm, PC Families struggling with child custody woes On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Missouri families might feel like making wise decisions for their children is increasingly difficult. For some, life is a bit more complicated due to the widespread closure of schools, businesses and public offices. For families that have a child custody order in place, making the right call amid a pandemic may cause tension.  Nationwide, parents are struggling to adjust to new guidelines and regulations. For children that

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Will court closures affect child custody cases?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Missouri families are adjusting to the widespread closure of many schools and businesses. The nationwide health crisis has affected nearly every household, changing the way people work, keep in touch with friends and family, and even grocery shop. The state recently announced that courts will remain closed for at least a few more weeks, leaving many to wonder how the current circumstances will affect their child custody proceedings. Many parents may feel like their lives are in limbo because cases that may have been

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Overcoming gray skies after gray divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. For older Missouri residents, ending a marriage can be a particularly confusing and emotional process. Often referred to as a “gray divorce,” the term simply means a divorce between a couple over the age of 50. Any children may have already struck out on their own, and a divorcee may be retired from a job that occupied a lot of his or her time. The prospect of starting over without the company of a spouse may be scary, but people considering a gray divorce have

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What should grandparents know about child custody?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Missouri grandparents may be among the estimated 2.4 million nationwide raising their grandchildren full-time. If a parent has passed away, suffers from a serious medical condition or addiction, or is otherwise unable to care for a child, a grandparent often comes to the rescue. In such situations, grandparents may need more information about pursuing child custody and other important matters that can affect the well-being of the household. Many grandparents may feel a bit overwhelmed. Having raised children of their own, they must learn

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Parties and partings: your friends and your divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Thursday, March 12, 2020. When Missouri marriages come to an end, a court usually hashes out the details. Who gets the house? How will time with the kids be split? Personal details like these are a few examples of normal things that might be included in a divorce order, but a court cannot tell a couple how to share “custody” of their mutual friends. Recently, a newly divorced woman was invited to a party set to take place during a trip back to her old town of residence. She

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